1000 GUINEAS 1890
The 77th winner of the 1000 Guineas, held on Friday 2nd May 1890 over the Rowley Mile, was Semolina (1/2 fav), a bay filly by St Simon out of Mowerina, owned by the 6th Duke of Portland. The winner won by 3/4 length in 1 minute 48.80 secs, with 1 1/2 lengths back to the third. A field of 10 runners contested the race which was worth £4,250 (Equivalent to £501,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SEMOLINA John Watts George Dawson 6th Duke of Portland 1/2
MEMOIR G Barrett Duke of Portland 10/1
FATUITE C Loates Baron de Rothschild 100/7
DEAREST W Robinson Mr Warren de la Rue 100/8
PONZA Tom Cannon Mr J H Houldsworth 100/7
LIGHTFOOT Tommy Loates Mr Blundell 100/7
ARCADIA Jimmy Woodburn Mr C Rose 20/1
PROCIDA Morny Cannon Duke of Beaufort 50/1
FLORANTHE Warne Mr Douglas Baird 50/1
STAR F Webb Prince Soltykoff 50/1
    Over Round 116%